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Crisis Nursery

Children’s Specialist


We are looking for a Children’s Specialist to join our team!

Crisis Nursery creates an "Island of Safety" dedicated to the prevention of child abuse and neglect by providing 24-hour emergency care for children and support to strengthen families in crisis.

Crisis Nursery is the only emergency-based childcare facility open 24 hours, 365 days a year for the entire community to access with no fees, or income eligibility.

This is a Part-time position (evenings and weekends required) and you will be taking care of children aged infant–6 years

To succeed in this position you will need:

·         at least one year experience working in childcare

·         a genuine interest in working with children

·         the ability to form warm, responsive relationships with children

·         a positive, friendly attitude

·         high-level verbal and written communication skills

·         initiative and capacity to work with minimal supervision.

·         Must be 18 and have a high school diploma/GED equivalent


More details at  EOE.


To Apply:  Email cover letter, resume, and three references by July 5th to:


Jill Duden, Safe Children Program Director

Crisis Nursery

1309 W. Hill Street

Urbana, IL  61801

Thank you for your interest in Crisis Nursery!